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10 Books to Feast On

    No Kimchi for Me!

    No Kimchi for Me! - Aram Kim

    Yoomi hates stinky, spicy kimchi--until Grandma makes kimchi pancakes for her.

    The Ugly Vegetables

    The Ugly Vegetables - Grace Lin

    A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that Chinese vegetable soup smells better than pretty flowers.

    Cora Cooks Pancit

    Cora Cooks Pancit - Dorina Lazo Gilmore; illustrated by Kristi Valiant

    When all her older siblings are away, Cora's mother finally lets her help make pancit, a Filipino noodle dish. Includes recipe for pancit.

    PICTURE BOOK Lazo Gilmore, D.
    Today is Monday

    Today is Monday - Eric Carle

    Each day of the week brings a new food, until on Sunday all the world's children can come and eat it up.

    PICTURE BOOK Carle, E.
    Too Many Tamales

    Too Many Tamales - Gary Soto; illustrated by Ed Martinez

    Maria tries on her mother's wedding ring while helping make tamales, but panic ensues when, hours later, she realizes the ring is missing.

    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barrett; and drawn by Ron Barrett

    Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and snows mashed potatoes-- until the weather takes a turn for the worse.

    PICTURE BOOK Barrett, J.
    The First Strawberries

    The First Strawberries - Joseph Bruchac; pictures by Anna Vojtech

    A quarrel between the first man and the first woman is reconciled when the Sun causes strawberries to grow.

    CHILDREN 398.2 B887f3 1993
    Duck for Turkey Day

    Duck for Turkey Day - Jacqueline Jules; illustrated by Kathyrn Mitter

    When Tuyet finds out that her family is having duck rather than turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, she is upset until she finds out what her friends ate.

    PICTURE BOOK Jules, J.
    Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!

    Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! - Mo Willems

    Pigeon learns about sharing when a curious duckling keeps asking questions about the hot dog Pigeon has found.

    PICTURE BOOK Willems, M.
    Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen

    Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen - Debbi Michiko Florence; pictures by Elizabet Vukovic

    Eager to do something her big sister has not done first, Jasmine decides to pound mochi with the men and boys when her family gets together for New Year's.

    MOVING UP Florence, D.
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